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Plaster Casts

  • PC
  • Collection
  • 19th century-20th century

Collection of plaster casts comprising human figures, architectural fragments, plaster friezes, plaster reliefs, marble reliefs, tondos and busts.Casts were used as an important teaching aid by the School, from the late 19th century onwards. The c...

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Plaster cast of baptismal font

  • PC/214
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.Gilt plaster circular font. Damage sustained when student put water into the cast.

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Plaster cast of angel

  • PC/201
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014. Small statue of angel, original wings lost.

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Plaster cast of remembrance panel

  • PC/208
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Panel with commemorations flanked by man and woman with cherubs and surrounded by decorative ornamentation.

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Plaster cast of Aristotle

  • PC/200
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Roman copy (2nd century bc) of a Greek original (c325 bc); currently in the collection of the Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome.

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Plaster cast of Medici Venus

  • PC/196
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Venus with missing arm, supported by branch with cherub. Roman copy of Greek statue c2 BC, of Hellenistic style. Listed in the first catalogue of casts as Greek, located in the 'Florence Gallery' and was purched from D. Brucciani.

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Plaster cast of bucrania

  • PC/180
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Bucrania thought to be from the Temple of Vesta. The Temple of Vesta is an ancient edifice in Rome, Italy, located in the Roman Forum near the Regia and the House of the Vestal Virgins. Listed in first catalogue of casts as Roman and purchased fro...

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